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Seagate Expansion Desktop 4TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black (STEB4000100)
14% off
104.99
Item #1568151
Model #STEB4000100
  • Desktop drive in black features 4TB storage capacity and PC compatibility
  • Uses USB 3.0 for ultra-fast data transfer and works with USB 2.0 ports on older machines
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Seagate Backup Plus Hub 4TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black (STEL4000100)Seagate Backup Plus Hub 4TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black (STEL4000100)
13% off
99.99
Item #2431928
Model #STEL4000100
  • Desktop drive in black features 4TB storage capacity and PC and Mac compatibility
  • Uses USB 3.0 for ultra-fast data transfer and works with USB 2.0 ports on older machines
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$99.99
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Seagate Backup Plus 4TB USB 3.0/USB 2.0 External Hard Drive, Black (STHP4000400)Seagate Backup Plus 4TB USB 3.0/USB 2.0 External Hard Drive, Black (STHP4000400)
8% off
104.99
Item #24383786
Model #STHP4000400
  • Up to 4TB of massive capacity portable external hard drive for file backup
  • Compatible with USB 3.0/2.0
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Seagate Lacie 4TB Mobile Portable USB-C and USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Silver (STHG4000400)Seagate Lacie 4TB Mobile Portable USB-C and USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Silver (STHG4000400)
144.99
Item #24394677
Model #STHG4000400
  • High-capacity portable external hard drive for on-the-go creatives
  • Works with Mac® and Windows® out of the box
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Seagate Expansion 4TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black (STEA4000400)Seagate Expansion 4TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black (STEA4000400)
6% off
97.99
Item #2095130
Model #STEA4000400
  • Portable drive in black features 4TB storage capacity and PC and Mac compatibility
  • Uses USB 3.0 for ultra-fast data transfer and works with USB 2.0 ports on older machines
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WD My Passport 4TB USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive, Black (WDBPKJ0040BBK-WESN)WD My Passport 4TB USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive, Black (WDBPKJ0040BBK-WESN)
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119.99
Item #24421981
Model #WDBPKJ0040BBK
  • Portable drive in black features 4TB storage capacity and PC compatibility
  • USB 3.2 Gen 1 ready, compatible with USB 2.0/3.0 ports
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Seagate Backup Plus 4TB USB 3.0/USB 2.0 External Hard Drive, Red (STHP4000403)Seagate Backup Plus 4TB USB 3.0/USB 2.0 External Hard Drive, Red (STHP4000403)
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104.99
Item #24383775
Model #STHP4000403
  • Up to 4TB of massive capacity portable external hard drive for file backup
  • Compatible with USB 3.0/2.0
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WD My Passport 4TB USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive, Red (WDBPKJ0040BRD-WESN)WD My Passport 4TB USB 3.2 Gen 1 External Hard Drive, Red (WDBPKJ0040BRD-WESN)
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119.99
Item #24421985
Model #WDBPKJ0040BRD
  • Portable hard drive in red features 4TB storage capacity and PC compatibility
  • USB 3.2 Gen 1 ready, compatible with USB 2.0/3.0 ports
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Seagate Backup Plus 4TB USB 3.0/USB 2.0 External Hard Drive, Blue (STHP4000402)Seagate Backup Plus 4TB USB 3.0/USB 2.0 External Hard Drive, Blue (STHP4000402)
8% off
104.99
Item #24383774
Model #STHP4000402
  • Up to 4TB of massive capacity portable external hard drive for file backup
  • Compatible with USB 3.0/2.0
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WD My Book, 4TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black (WDBBGB0040HBK)WD My Book, 4TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black (WDBBGB0040HBK)
129.99
Item #IM14V0559
Model #WDBBGB0040HBK-NESN
  • Auto backup with included WD Backup software and Time Machine ready
  • Password protection with hardware encryption
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External hard drives offer computer users an easy way to expand desktop or laptop storage, transfer files between machines or safely store backups in a secure location. They're available in a variety of sizes, and a 4TB external hard drive has the space, security options and convenient features to meet the needs of most home and business users. Staples carries a broad range of external drives from manufacturers such as Seagate, Western Digital and Apricorn.

Simple, Flexible Connection Options

Most external drives use USB 3.0 connections that combine plug-and-play installation with high-speed data transfer performance of up to 5 gigabits per second, depending on the model chosen. USB 3.0 is compatible with Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX and many other desktop and laptop operating systems. It's also backward compatible with USB 2.0 connections so that drives can be used with older hardware too. Select drives designed for use with Apple computers feature Thunderbolt connections, which may offer improved performance. Products with eSATA and FireWire provide additional data access options, and RAID 0-capable drives enhance disk read and write speeds.

Of course, computers aren't the only devices that need extra storage. Network-enabled external hard drives share photos, music and videos with cell phones and tablets and simplify the backup process for portable devices. Some of these products can also stream video to media players such as televisions or Chromecast or Blu-ray players.

Store Everything on a 4TB External Hard Drive

These roomy drives have the space to meet the needs of demanding individual users, an entire family of music lovers or a small business. Drives of this size can hold up to 800,000 images, a million tracks of music or 247 hours of Blu-ray quality movies. That's also plenty of space to store multiple versions of backup files, making it easy to find any data you need if your primary storage drive is compromised.

Manage Your Data

Many external hard drives include software that simplifies backup operations and data organization tasks. Applications often come pre-installed on the drive, making them easy to access. Most products have familiar point-and-click interfaces that can guide novice users through the backup creation process, and scheduling features keep archives up to date automatically. Applications with data migration features also simplify moving system files between machines. Some network-enabled drives include mobile applications that can back up phone or tablet data such as videos or photos.

Enhance Data Security

Protecting personal and business data is a common concern for computer users, and external drives have features that can meet this challenge. Most have built-in shock-absorption that guards against impact damage, and some include additional physical protection. Sealed metal cases prevent casual intrusions, and epoxy-encased components resist tampering. Many products also support hardware encryption that protects data if an unauthorized person gains access to the drive, and some include advanced keypad mechanisms that automatically lock the drive after a period of inactivity.

External hard drives combine exceptional storage capabilities with easy-to-use backup solutions and advanced security features. Explore the drive options available at Staples and find 4TB external hard drives for any home or business.